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    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE: PM Modi’s message to people at ISKCON Temple over surgical strike 2.0, “Manavta ke dushmano se dharti ko bachane ke liye prabhu ki shakti humare saath hamesha rehti hai. Yahi sandesh hum poori pramaanikta ke saath dusht aatmayon, asuro ko dene ka prayaas kar rahe hain.”

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    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE: PM Modi has boarded Delhi metro from Khan Market metro station. He is heading to the Gita Aradhana event at ISKCON-Glory of India Cultural Centre.

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    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE: Rahul Gandhi while addressing a rally in Guwahati said, “BJP snatched away the rights of the people of the northeast. We’ll do everything to restore them.”

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    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE: “We remember Maneshwar Basumatary (native of Assam) who was a martyr in Pulwama attack and we congratulate the pilots of the Air Force,” says Cong President Rahul Gandhi.

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    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE: Humari sakar sabka saath, sabka vikas mantra par chal rahi hai: PM Modi in Churu, Rajasthan

New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha elections nearing, both the BJP and the Congress have accelerated their poll campaigning across the country. While the BJP is attempting to recover from its recent electoral defeats in three Hindi heartland states, centred around a rally spree by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an upbeat Congress – after winning Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan – is hoping to turn the tide. Also Read - Gujarat BJP MP Abhay Bharadwaj Dies Due To COVID-19; PM Modi Offers Condolences

PM Modi is addressing a public meeting in Churu district of Rajasthan. It is Prime Minister Modi’s second public meeting in Rajasthan within four days. He had visited Tonk on February 23. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In Rajouri District, Army Jawan Martyred

Also, the Prime Minister will unveil a giant Bhagavad Gita, running into 670 pages and weighing 800 kg, at the ISKCON temple in Delhi. Also Read - President Kovind, PM Modi, Others Extend Greetings To Nation On Guru Nanak Jayanti

Dubbed the ‘Astounding Bhagavad Gita’, and measuring 2.8 m by 2 m, it is billed as the “largest principle sacred text ever to be printed,” according to ISCKON.

Meanwhile, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has kickstarted his party’s poll campaign in Assam.

He is addressing a rally of party workers in Guwahati and will hold a meeting of the North-East Congress Coordination Committee, a platform of party leaders from the seven states in the region.